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Annual Suicide Remembrance Vigil held Sunday in Monroe

When her father, Robert E. Seal Jr., committed suicide in a field off N. Dixie Hwy. last year, Jill Seal went through the typical emotions of anger, disbelief and deep sorrow. Then with better understanding about depression and the realization that she wasn't alone, Seal began the healing process wi

MONROE EVENING NEWS - 2017-09-18 22:00:00

State police seek info on hit-and-run crash

TECUMSEH TWP. - The Monroe Post of the Michigan State Police is looking for the driver of a vehicle that caused a crash, seriously injuring a motorcycle operator. Troopers were dispatched at 5:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, to a motorcycle crash at the intersection of Staib and Newburg roads, according

DAILY TELEGRAM - 2017-09-19 18:15:00

Council votes to keep same trash hauler

Waste Management will continue to provide refuse service in the City of Monroe. Monroe City Council approved the contract by 5 votes to 2 during its regular meeting Monday. Because it was a contract decision, at least five votes were required to pass. Councilman John Iacoangeli and Monroe Mayor Robe

MONROE EVENING NEWS - 2017-09-19 18:00:00

City expected to begin selling off multisports complex equipment soon

The City of Monroe could soon seek proposals for the equipment at the now-shuttered ice arena. Vincent Pastue, city manager, told council members Monday that the city plans to seek requests for proposals for its dashers boards and bleachers and other items. "We would bring in prospective bidders t

MONROE EVENING NEWS - 2017-09-19 16:00:00

Mikie's Minutes event supports U.S. soldiers

His words, "We love you bud, over," were followed by mine: "I love you, too, and hope to see you soon. Over and out." It was spring 1968 and I was thrilled to have just spoken with my father, mother, brother and sister for the first time in nine months. Why so long? I was on the opposite side of the

MONROE EVENING NEWS - 2017-09-18 23:00:00

State panel approves sale of Whiting plant

LUNA PIER - The Michigan Public Service Commission approved an agreement to sell the former J.R. Whiting plant. The agreement was approved Friday to allow Forsite Development to develop the shuttered Luna Pier plant and the B.C. Cobb plant in Muskegon. "The agreement saves Consumer Energy customer

MONROE EVENING NEWS - 2017-09-19 13:31:23

Police probe new vandalism at Vreeland Cemetery

FLAT ROCK - Flat Rock Police are investigating numerous headstones that were knocked over again at the Vreeland Cemetery off Will Carleton Road just west of N. Telegraph Road (US-24) two weeks ago. Vandals damaged scores of markers in the cemetery overnight. Patti Sherman, new president of the Flat

MONROE EVENING NEWS - 2017-09-19 19:00:00

Village Players 'Cemetery Club' finds humor in aging

Mourning becomes the women at the center of Ivan Menchell's The Cemetery Club, a nimble, nuanced comedy about the emotional nooks and crannies of life, now on stage at The Village Players Theatre, 2740 Upton Ave. The title tells you everything you need to know, yet not nearly enough. Once a month, a

TOLEDO BLADE - 2017-09-19 12:00:00

Police: Man Killed In 1 Car Crash In Huron Township

HURON TOWNSHIP (WWJ) - Police in Wayne County's Huron Township are investigating after a man was killed in an apparent one-car accident. The crash, late Monday afternoon, shut down Will Carleton Road, just west of Telegraph Road, as police remained on the scene. Police told WWJ Newsradio 950 they're

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-18 23:52:00

Lucas County Dogs for Adoption: 9/19

Dogs remain available at the Lucas County Canine Care & Control Office, 410 South Erie St., Toledo. For information, call 419-213-2800. For a complete list of available dogs, go to lucascountydogs.petfinder.com. A $100 adoption fee includes spay-neuter, a heartworm check, microchip ID, vaccinations,

TOLEDO BLADE - 2017-09-19 07:15:29

Boy Scouts: Build character with fun

Boy Scouts are as much a part of our country's culture as apple pie. Founded in 1910, the Boy Scouts of America is the largest scouting organization in the United States with nearly 2.3 million youth members and 1.1 million registered adult leaders. These members make up the 120,382 local Scout unit

TOLEDO BLADE - 2017-09-19 00:00:00

Flat Rock man killed in rollover accident on Will Carleton Road

A 73-year-old Flat Rock man was killed Monday in a rollover accident in Huron Township just before 2:30 p.m. The man was in a single vehicle crash on Will Carleton Road west of South Huron Road. When emergency responders arrived, the car was upside down in a ditch on the north side of the road. He w

NEWS-HERALD - 2017-09-19 15:05:44

Riverview sweeps Flat Rock in Huron League match

Riverview welcomed in Flat Rock on Monday night and swept the Rams 3-0 in a Huron League match. The Pirates came away with victories of 25-6, 25-23 and 25-17. Sam Dorn had eight kills for Riverview and teammate Tara Drinane came away with seven kills in the win. Charlotte Sass finished up with six k

NEWS-HERALD - 2017-09-19 16:43:00

Flat Rock man dies in one Huron accident; area man critical in another

The Huron Township Police and Fire Departments responded to a single-vehicle rollover crash at Will Carleton Road west of South Huron Road at about 2:20 p.m. Monday. Upon arrival, a vehicle was located rolled over in a ditch area on the north side of Will Carleton. A 73-year-old Flat Rock man was p

MONROE EVENING NEWS - 2017-09-19 15:12:33

Report looks at how federal budget cuts could impact Great Lakes

COLUMBUS - Proposed cuts to EPA clean water programs would halt progress on addressing the toxic algae threat to Lake Erie, according to a new report released by Environment Ohio. The report, titled "Rough Waters Ahead," was issued this week by Environment Ohio and examined the impacts of the Trump

FREMONT NEWS-MESSENGER - 2017-09-17 19:26:00

More railroad crossings to close next week for work

The Canadian National Railroad (formerly Grand Trunk Western Railroad) crossing on N. Dixie Hwy. in Berlin Township has closed for repairs, while several other crossings in both Erie and Milan Townships will close next week, the Monroe County Road Commission has announced. The Canadian National cros

MONROE EVENING NEWS - 2017-09-16 20:00:00

Boyfriend, girlfriend overdose at Dundee park

Both taken to hospital A boyfriend and his girlfriend both overdosed on heroin at a Dundee Township park Friday and immediate rescue action was needed to revive the woman, police officials said. Sheriff's deputies were called to West County Park on Rightmire Road around 8:15 p.m. on a report of two

MONROE EVENING NEWS - 2017-09-18 14:00:00

High test scores, science labs boost Flat Rock schools

FLAT ROCK - High student testing scores, new school science and technology labs and numerous fund-raisers to aid local food closets are some of the good things happening in Flat Rock this fall. On the down side, though, another vandalism spree at Vreeland Cemetery and a growing number of homeless pe

MONROE EVENING NEWS - 2017-09-16 19:00:00

Are we free to speak?

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders pounced on ESPN anchor Jemele Hill's tweet calling President Trump a white supremacist. The tweet, she said, was a "fireable offense." While outrage is surging on all sides, Sanders' intemperate use of her White House podium should not come as a big

CIRCLEVILLE HERALD - 2017-09-19 09:00:00

4 US monuments to be scaled back hold artifacts, key habitat

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to shrink four sprawling national monuments in the U.S. West jeopardizes protections for ancient cliff dwellings, scenic canyons and habitat for endangered fish and threatened Mojave desert tortoises. The recommendations, revealed

COURIER - 2017-09-18 23:59:59